Re: tighten ATA kconfig dependancies

From: Sam Ravnborg
Date: Sun Jul 16 2006 - 01:57:24 EST

On Sat, Jul 15, 2006 at 08:38:01PM +0200, Bodo Eggert wrote:
> >> A lot of prehistoric junk shows up on x86-64 configs.
> >
> > ... but in general it helps compile testing if you're hacking stuff;
> > if your hacking IDE on x86-64 you now have to compile 32 bit as well to
> > see if you didn't break the compile for these as well
> >
> > So please don't do this, just disable them in your config...
> If you want to compile test these drivers, just revert the patch or edit
> the .config.
Editing .config will not do the trick. kconfig will make sure the kernel
is build with a valid config so they will get turned off.

A cross compile toolchain is the only real soluion. Otherwise we would
soon end up with far to many drivers selectable for x84-64.

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